Denominazione di origine controllata – Collio*
This wine is produced with grapes grown in the oldest vineyards of the
village of Capriva. It is a traditional combination of three local grape
varieties and the result is a quality, mineral, elegant and long-lasting
60% Malvasia Istriana – 30% Tocai Friulano – 10% Ribolla Gialla.
Capriva del Friuli and Cormons - Gorizia, Friuli Venezia Giulia.
The vineyards are more than sixty years old.
Grown on hills with marlstone rich soil.
Organic grassed vineyards, manually harvested at the end
Four hours maceration, pressing, low temperature static
decanting, spontaneous fermentation with native
yeasts at 22° C. to complete malolactic fermentation.
Aged in 20 hectolitre oak barrels for one year and then in
stainless steel tanks with native yeasts for twentytwo months.
Non-sterile filtration, bottled in summer, three years after
*Denominazione di origine controllata (DOC) is an official Italian
classification meaning the wine is quality assured, and to a higher
standard than IGT wines